Up the Mountain

This week’s online club challenges found us looking at different ways a person could get up a mountain. If you would like to try these challenges in our online maths clubs, visit https://online.roots2grow.org/ and book…

Navigating the Ocean

This week’s online club challenges took us on a voyage of the ocean to discover some of the wonders that you can find there. If you would like to try these challenges in our online…

The Life of a River

This week in our online maths clubs, in honour of World Rivers Day, we are looking at some of the maths that you might find along the course of a river and other puzzles inspired…

The Building Blocks of ?

This week in our online maths clubs, we were exploring the idea of building blocks. If you would like to try these challenges in our online maths clubs, visit https://online.roots2grow.org/ and book a free trial…

The Life of Bees

Bees are amazing insects by all accounts. As they go about their lives, it turns out that there are a number of patterns that we can study and use to learn about them and explore…

2 Colours, 1 Sequence

Sequences and patterns are a large part of what maths is really about. Here we are using 2 colours to generate a sequence. If we combine this with some of the ideas we used in…

Prime Colours Escape Maze

In these mazes, you need colours to start, colours to move and colours to escape. Prime Colours is a way of doing arithmetic just using colours and this is an example of one of the…

Colourithms

The puzzles this week are a form of cryptarithm. Cryptarithms use letters in place of digits to form a puzzle out of a standard arithmetical calculation. In this challenge, we’ll practice some of the techniques…

Colour Sequence and Chess Mazes

A Maze of Colours?  In this maze you need to follow a particular sequence of colours.  The first sequence is just black and white alternating.  And you need to move from one colour to another using…